Job Title: Interim Principal

Reports to:Administrative Assistant for Elementary and Middle Schools
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1590
Salary Schedule:MGT09

JOB GOAL

To provide the leadership and vision necessary to create an atmosphere conducive to student learning at the highest possible level appropriate to age group, and to assume responsibility for all aspects of the school’s operation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Refer to the Principal Job Description at the assigned level.
  2. Complete all requirements according to the established timelines in the PLAN FOR PREPARING NEW PRINCIPALS.
  3. Serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Positive interpersonal skills.
  • Skill to motivate students and teachers.
  • Effective communication skills (written and oral).
  • Computer skills.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time well.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Ability to manage large groups including appropriate means of crowd control.
  • High level of stamina.
  • Demonstrated proactive orientation.
  • Knowledge of curriculum.
  • Knowledge of laws, regulations and codes affecting school management.
  • Knowledge of public relation techniques and strategies.
  • Knowledge of test analyses and the application of analyses to curriculum development.
  • Ability to prepare and manage the school’s budget and allocated resources.
  • Ability to meet extended responsibilities and the regular school day.
  • Ability to access all areas of the school and grounds.

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution
  • Minimum of two years administrative experience
  • Enrolled in the District’s Preparing New Principals Program

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Certification as School Principal or Professional School Principal, Educational Leadership or its equivalent

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

   None

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

All School-based Personnel

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Interim Principal;   EST: October 5, 2004;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: October 5, 2004